Child struck by falling piece of wood in Queens, officials say

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JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — A child was injured after she was struck by a piece of wood that fell out of a window Friday morning, officials said.

The incident was reported shortly after 9:30 a.m. along 83rd Street and 35th Avenue in Jackson Heights.

According to police, a construction worker was working from the window on an unknown floor of a building when a piece of wood fell and hit the girl on the head.

The child, identified as 8-year-old Tatiana Devia, was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

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